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TRIBUTE to the ELECTRIC GUITAR: Y2K13 LOOPFESTIVAL HEADLINERS CONCERT



I"m very excited to announce this year's *HEADLINERS CONCERT *
for the *Y2K13 INTERNATIONAL LIVE LOOPING MAIN FESTIVAL*
at the TREASURES ROADHOUSE (*2908 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, California*)
on SATURDAY EVENING,  OCTOBER 19th (9:00 p.m.)


We are blessed to have four wonderful headlining artists
in a special
*
**TRIBUTE TO THE ELECTRIC GUITAR*
featuring;

*DANIEL THOMAS*
http://y2kloopfest.com/artists/daniel-thomas/
In his first festival headlining performance, this amazing award winning producer,
accomplished and innovative guitarist,  multi-instrumentalist and composer
will take all over the world in his set, like he has done as a guitarist and producer in his long professional career. I'm personally really excited about this set

*ANDRE LaFOSSE*
http://y2kloopfest.com/artists/andre-lafosse/
Andre is a legend in the live looping community; a pioneer in many techniques and a constant font of out of the box creativity, he also has a deep musicality and lyricism and great command of his 'axe'. Andre has developed an iconoclastic approach that discards the ambient, effects-heavy, progressive guitar paradigm so favored by many live looping guitarists drawing inspiration, instead, from turntablism, glitchcore, hip-hop and dance music. He has also innovated with and worked with and inspired
many innovations in the EDP Echoplex that he is a master of.  He has been
a great source of knowledge for the live looping community and has given his
advice freely and generously over the years.   He is a stalwart in the
international live looping world!

This is Andres' very first appearance at the looping festival and we are very lucky
to have him.

*BILL WALKER
*http://y2kloopfest.com/artists/bill-walker/
After an amazing year, with a highly praised duo record with Turkey's Erdem Helvacioglu that garnered them a prestigious five page spread in Guitar Player Magazine this year, Bill will come fresh from featured performances at this years' Seattle and Portland Y2K13 International Live Looping festival to perform a set celebrating his very first solo album, 'SANCTUARY'. Saturday nights concert will be an official 'Album Release Party'
for Bill's beautiful new recording along with a 2nd  'Album Release'  by

*HENRY KAISER
*http://y2kloopfest.com/artists/henry-kaiser/
Henry Is one of the most versatile and innovative guitar players on earth. The first person in history to use digital looping in his work, he has been a ceaseless innovator, composer and collaborator. From scoring films for Werner Herzog to collaborating with a Who's Who of musicians from the pop world to the new music/experimental world and major master musicians from all over the world, Henry has done it all! The following is a very SHORT list of people he's collaborated with in his long career:

Herbie Hancock, Richard Thompson, David Lindley, Bob Weir, Lukas Ligeti, the ROVA Sax Quartet, Elliot Sharp, Michael McClure, Bill Laswell, Fred Frith, Terry Riley, John Abercrombie, Negativiland, Michael Stipe, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Diamanda Galas, Sonny Sharrock, Hans Reichel, Chris Cutler, Henry Cow, John Zorn, David Torn, Bill Frisell, Eugene Chadbourne, Evan Parker, Sang-Won Park, Thomas Mapfumo, Ali Akbar Khan,
Material and the Golden Palominos.

He has worked as a television producer and soundtrack artist and has an Academy Award nomination for
Werner Herzog's  ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD.

In that capacity he has also been a scientific diver in the US ANTARCTICA PROGRAM. 2012 marked his tenth deployment
beneath the 20 foot thick ice of the Ross Sea.

He will be playing selections from his new solo CD accompanying footage that he took underneath the beautiful
Antarctic ice.

This is Henry's second headlining performance at the Y2K Main Festival